Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But when Paul perceived that the one part were Sadducees, and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, Men and brethren, I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee: of the hope and resurrection of the dead I am called in question.
Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.
Who knew me from the beginning, if they would testify, that after the most strict sect of our religion I lived a Pharisee.
Circumcised the eighth day, of the stock of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of the Hebrews; concerning the law, a Pharisee;
Of the hope
And have hope toward God, which they themselves also allow, that there shall be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and unjust.
And now I stand and am judged for the hope of the promise made of God unto our fathers:
For this cause therefore have I called for you, to see you, and to speak with you: because for the hope of Israel I am bound with this chain.